Kellen Keys of Williams Auto Parts connects for one of his two triples during a Portland Junior League Rookie baseball game against Pak-A-Sak on Monday night at Weiler-Wilson Park. Keys and Williams fell to Pak-A-Sak, 19-15. (The Commercial Review/Chris Schanz)
Kellen Keys of Williams Auto Parts connects for one of his two triples during a Portland Junior League Rookie baseball game against Pak-A-Sak on Monday night at Weiler-Wilson Park. Keys and Williams fell to Pak-A-Sak, 19-15. (The Commercial Review/Chris Schanz)
For fans of offense, a Rookie league game featured plenty of it Monday night.

Pak-A-Sak and Williams Auto Parts both had a whopping 29 hits, but Pak-A-Sak had the edge on the scoreboard as it picked up a 19-15 victory in Portland Junior League action on Monday.

Eli Homan and Sawyer Young nearly had identical days at the plate for Pak-A-Sak. Both players went 4-for-4, hitting a home run, a triple and two singles. Homan, however, did all of his damage with runners on base and collected six RBIs.

Cash Reynolds and Henry Teeter were also 4-for-4. Teeter had two doubles, two singles and three RBIs, and Reynolds doubled once with three singles and four RBIs.

Eli Westgerdes was the leading hitter for Williams, registering six RBIs on a triple, two doubles and three singles. Kellen Keys and Bentley Brunswick both had two triples and four singles, and Keys turned in a three-RBI day as well.



Optimist 19, Homestead 6

Five players had four hits as Optimist defeated Homestead Bedding in their Rookie softball matchup on Monday.

Kamzy Johnson hit a home run, a triple and two doubles to go with her four runs for Optimist. Alyssa Wendel, Gabi Miller, Alexa Ridenour and Aleah Roush all had four singles. Wendel scored four times while Miller, Ridenour and Roush had three runs apiece.

Ava Peterson and Saige Winget each had three singles for Homestead. Paisley Day, Kyla Sims and Tori Noggler both hit a pair of singles.



Barnett’s 18,

Pioneer 17

Byron Upp knocked in the winning run as Barnett’s Auto Parts got a walk-off win against Pioneer Packaging in Monday’s Rookie baseball contest.

Upp finished with a double, two singles, three RBIs and a pair of runs in the win. Josh Brown chipped in a triple, two doubles, four runs and three RBIs, while Saywer Hemmelgarn and Kendel Glessner each had two doubles and a pair of singles.

Bryce VanSkyock led Pioneer with a home run, a triple and two singles to go with his five RBIs and four runs. Easton Johnson colected two doubles, a single, two RBIs and scored three times. Gabe Bentz ripped four singles and scored twice.



Fisher 8, Therapeutics 6

Fisher Meats escaped Monday’s Minor softball game with a victory over Jay County Therapeutics.

Ayla Jackson hit a solo inside-the-park home run for Fisher Meats, which also got a single and an RBI from Adria Roessner. Calie Yates struck out seven batters in three innings of work.

Natalie May and Emily Young led Jay County Therapeutics with two hits apiece. Brena Brewster contributed a single.



Pioneer 22,

All Circuit 15

Benton Langenkamp had a 6-for-6 effort with two home runs in helping Pioneer Packaging outlast All-Circuit Electrical in a high-scoring Rookie baseball game on Thursday.

Bryce VanSkyock hit two homers, two doubles and a triple in support of Langenkamp, and Kada Johnson was 5-for-6 with a double and four singles.

Karson Hines, Connor Richman and Tyan Rogers were all 5-for-5 for All-Circuit in the loss. Hines tripled, doubled twice and hit two singles. Richman had a triple and Rogers doubled.